An external condom is a thin sheath rolled over the penis before sex. It protects against sexually transmitted infections along with preventing pregnancies. You can read more about the method here.
Are external condoms widely available in Côte d’Ivoire?
Yes, external condoms are available at pharmacies, non-governmental organisation including the Association Ivoirienne pour le Bien-Etre Familiale (AIBEF), supermarkets, retail stores and sex shops.
Do I need a prescription to buy external condoms in Côte d’Ivoire?
No, you don’t need a prescription to buy external condoms.
Is there any age restriction for accessing external condoms in Côte d’Ivoire?
Sexually active people of childbearing age can purchase external condoms.
How much does an external condom cost in Côte d’Ivoire?
External condoms can cost around 100 or more West African CFA francs.
What are the different external condom brands available in Côte d’Ivoire?
The most widely available brands in Côte d’Ivoire are Manix, Kiss, Domino, Soft, Skyn, Durex, Innotex and Sixsex.
Who can I contact for more information about external condoms in Côte d’Ivoire?
Association Ivoirienne pour le Bien-Etre Familiale (AIBEF)
+225 21 21 80 80
Médecins du Monde (MdM)
+225 22 41 58 73
Association for the promotion of sexual health and empowerment of young people (AP2SAJ)
+225 03 43 60 52
Réseau Ivoirien des Jeunes contre le VIH/Sida et les autres pandémies (RIJES)
+225 07 82 58 49
Lydia Call Center
800 800 96
School and university health services (SSU)
+225 21 25 67 75